How to Take Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection and Dose of Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection


Find out how to take Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection


How it should be taken  

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

IV- The recommended dose range is 8 to 245mcg/kg.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

Alfentanil hydrochloride injection is a powerful morphine-like drug used for relieving the pain during the surgery with general anesthesia.

It helps for managing postoperative pain and also for additional pain relief while undergoing painful procedures.  

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney, liver, heart, or thyroid disease, seizures, asthma, lung inflammation, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions  

Store at 20 to 25C.
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